Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil is an author and university professor in Brazil, primarily teaching creative writing. He runs the oldest writing workshop in the country which so far has been on the go for 35 years and, in connection with which, he brought out the book “Writing Fiction” in 2019. His former pupils write for Brazil’s best publishers and receive recognition from both the general public and literary critics. Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil himself has produced a total of 19 works up to now. From 2011 to 2014 he was also head of the State Book Institute and Culture Minister for Rio Grande do Sul. He has been awarded the Portugal Telecom Prize and the Jabuti Prize for Literature.